ARNOLD, Edward Vernon

ARNOLD, Edward Vernon. South Norwood 18.7.1857 — 19.9.1926. British Indologist and Classical Scholar. Son of Rev. Charles Maddock A., educated at Westminster School. Studies at Cambridge (Trinity College) and Tübingen (under R. Roth), graduated from Cambridge in 1879 (B.A., M.A. 1882). Fellow of the Trinity College. In 1884-1924 Professor of Latin at the University College of North Wales in Bangor. Litt.D. 1907 Cambridge, Hon. D.Litt. 1919 Manchester. Married 1894 with Violet Osborn, three sons, two daughters.

Publications: Schoolbooks and studies on Latin.

– “Sketch of the Historical Grammar of the Rig and Atharva Vedas”, JAOS 18, 1897, 203-354; “The Rigveda”, D. Nutt: Popular Studies in Folklore and Mythology 56 p. L. 1900; “Literary epochs in the Rigveda”, KZ 34, 1897, 297-344; “The second Maṇḍala of the Rigveda” (a study), KZ 37, 1904, 429-486 & 38, 1905, 293f.; “The quantity of the final vowel”, KZ 60, 1906, 593-604; brief articles on Vedic philology i.a. in JAOS 22, 1901, 309-320; KZ 37, 1904, 207-219 & 38, 1905, 491-496; ZDMG 60, 1906, 593-604.

Vedic metre in its historical development. 349 p. Cambridge 1905.

Sources: Who Was Who 1916–1928; Who’s Who in Wales 1921 in Br. Biogr. Archives.

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